Zoe's Reviews Archives - Maci and Zoe Read Books

A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness

A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness

Aug 15, 2017

As summer has arrived, it is time to go to the bookstore. Here I was browsing the shelves,...

Crazy Like Us: The Globalization of the American Psyche by Ethan Watters

Crazy Like Us: The Globalization of the American Psyche by Ethan Watters

Aug 11, 2017

I read this book in two large chunks, one half over winter break and then I finished the...

The Reader (Sea of Ink and Gold #1)  by Traci Chee

The Reader (Sea of Ink and Gold #1) by Traci Chee

Jul 31, 2017

I really loved this book. It has been awhile since I have been able to get lost within...

Animal Farm by George Orwell

Animal Farm by George Orwell

Jul 29, 2017

After reading my second George Orwell novel, he is rapidly becoming a favorite author. After reading the preface...

Never Fade (The Darkest Minds #2)  by Alexandra Bracken

Never Fade (The Darkest Minds #2) by Alexandra Bracken

Jul 21, 2017

It has been a long time since I read the first book in this series, I found that...

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie

Jul 17, 2017

Last year I read a few of Sherman Alexie’s short stories and found them funny and honest. I...

The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

Jul 15, 2017

The first time I encountered this book was in fourth grade, I was reading an illustrated version and...

1984 by George Orwell

1984 by George Orwell

Jul 14, 2017

1984 is quite the classic. Not just in the sense of it having literary merit, but it has...

Ceremony by Leslie Marmon Silko

Ceremony by Leslie Marmon Silko

Jul 06, 2017

I have had a lot of difficulty writing a review for this book just because I enjoyed reading...

Every Day (Every Day, #1)  by David Levithan

Every Day (Every Day, #1) by David Levithan

Jul 06, 2017

Every time I see the title of this book, the song “Every day (I have the blues)” by...

Word of Mouse by James Patterson, Joe Sutphin, Chris Grabenstein

Word of Mouse by James Patterson, Joe Sutphin, Chris Grabenstein

Jun 29, 2017

This is a sweet and funny illustrated story about growing up, accepting others and finding home. Isaiah is...

D-Day: The Battle for Normandy  by Antony Beevor

D-Day: The Battle for Normandy by Antony Beevor

Jun 25, 2017

As I finished this long book, I became slightly sentimental about the people and the story that I...

The Painted Bird by Jerzy Kosiński

The Painted Bird by Jerzy Kosiński

May 11, 2017

I read this for school, and I do not think that there is any other reason to read...

Jess, Chunk, and the Road Trip to Infinity by Kristin Elizabeth Clark

Jess, Chunk, and the Road Trip to Infinity by Kristin Elizabeth Clark

Apr 05, 2017

This is the first book that I have read directly from the perspective of someone that is transgender....

American Ace by Marilyn Nelson

American Ace by Marilyn Nelson

Apr 04, 2017

This book is about identity. It is told completely in prose, which makes it very fast to read....

The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison

The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison

Mar 31, 2017

The Bluest Eye is an emotionally taxing book to read. This is due to the heavy topics that...